first_imgRAPHOE NOTES: RaphoeRaphoe Family Resource Centre:International Women’s Day 2015 Raphoe Family Resource Centre would like to thank everyone who joined us to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 6th March. Your support is much appreciated. A special word of thanks to Tilly Hyndman who baked lovely cakes for the occasion.WelcomeThe Family Resource Centre would like to welcome Shane Curran to the project as Youth Development Worker (Internship). Shane brings with him a number of years knowledge and experience of youth work from his previous employment with St. Johnston & Carrigans Family Resource Centre. Shane will be responsible for developing youth work practice with us and we look forward to working with him over the next nine months.Thanks The Family Resource Centre would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Cllr Gerry Crawford for his recently received generous contribution from Donegal Co. Council’s Members Development Fund Allocation.Paediatric First Aid TrainingThe Family Resource Centre is running a free workshop on Paediatric First Aid on Thursday 16th April from 10.20am-12.00pm. The workshop is suitable for parent/guardians, grandparents, childminders, babysitters and anyone interested in learning or refreshing lifesaving skills. To book a place please contact Laura on 074- 9145796/0873641503 or email [email protected] booking is advisable.Community Employment Opportunity The Family Resource Centre has a vacancy for a Youth Support Worker (19.5 hours per week) through Donegal Youth Service Community Employment Project. Applicants must be eligible for Department of Social Protection Community Employment (terms and conditions apply). Please contact your local DSP Office to ensure eligibility. For further details or an application form please contact Lee Stephenson, Community Employment Supervisor, Donegal Youth Service on 074-9129630 or send CV (with PPS No and Date of Birth to Lee Stephenson, CE Supervisor, Donegal Youth Service, 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny. You can also call into Raphoe Family Resource Centre, Unit 3, Marathon Building, William Street, Raphoe. Tel. 074-9145796/0873641503 or email [email protected] McGavigan School of DanceThere are still a few places remaining for the Hip-hop, Street, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Freestyle dancing in the Family Resource Centre on Tuesday evenings. 4-7 year olds from 6.30-7.30pm and 8-12 year olds from 7.30-8.30pm. Cost is €5 per session.Having a birthday party? Need a room / hall to have your meetings? Raphoe Frc CAN PROVIDE ROOM /HALL HIRE AT A VERY REASONABLE RATE. Kitchen facilities are also available. Accessible to all. For further information telephone Laura on 0749145796.Afterschool Programme:Monday; 2-3pm Junior & Senior Infants Computer Club3-4pm 1st & 2nd Classes Computer ClubTuesday; 3-4pm 3rd & 4th Classes Homework Support;4-5pm 5th & 6th Classes Drop-in;Wednesday; 2-3pm Junior & Senior Infants Play time;3-4pm 1st & 2nd Classes Homework Support;4-5pm 3rd-6th Classes Computer Club7-9pm Secondary School Youth CaféThursday; 2-3pm Junior & Senior Infants Play time;3-4pm 1st & 2nd Classes Homework Support.Little Smiles with big DreamsLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meets every Wednesday morning at 10:30am – 12 noon in the Family Resource Centre. Anyone who is in care of a child where it is an aunt / uncle/ child-minder or grandparent is welcome. The kiddies can get involved in Messy play, free play, story time and music time where the adult can enjoy a cuppa tea and meet other adults. Parent and Toddler are a great way to enhance your little one confidence and meet others their age. A light lunch is provided and a small cost of 50 cent per family.Raphoe Walking GroupWanting to become fit or fitter in 2015? Don’t’ like to walk alone? Joining Raphoe Walking group could be the answer! The Walking group meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am. All abilities are catered for. And an important element of the group is coming in afterwards to have a chat and a cuppa.Date for your diary:The Family Resource will be hosting a one-day workshop on Thursday 7th May on recognising and understanding self-harming. The workshop will run from 9.30am-4.30pm. To book a place please contact Laura on 074 9145796/087 3641503.Young Carers GroupAre you a young carer? Do you help to take care for someone at home who has an illness, disability, substance misuse, mental health difficulty or bereavement? The Loft Youth Project hosts a Young Carers Group for 12-18 year olds on Saturday mornings at 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny. For further information please contact 074 9129630 or 087 1255246.St.Eunan’s National School Enrolment 2015Enrolment Forms are now available in the school office. Parents are now asked to enrol their child by 27th March. Birth Cert, Baptismal Cert and PPS No are required for enrolment.Raphoe Friday Seniors Club:The Club Meet every Friday in the Volt Hall from 10:30am until 1pm. For further information please contact the Secretary on 074-9145462 or the Tidy Town Office on 074-9145692.Raphoe Community PlaygroupRaphoe Community Playgroup is hosting a Cake Sale on Saturday 14th March from 12-3pm in the Volt House Hall, The Diamond, Raphoe. Everyone welcome.St, Marys Gaelic 4 Mothers & OthersSt. Marys Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others 
Starting back 4th March @ 8:15 pm 
if you are 18 years and over and 
would like to get fit, learn a new skill, have fun and 
meet new friends then this is the team for you! 
New players ALWAYS WELCOMESpring Sale and AuctionThe Spring Sale and Auction will be held in Carnone Hall on Wednesday 18th March at 7.30pm. Usual stalls. Teas available. Everyone welcome.Variety AuctionA Variety Auction will take place in Donoughmore Church Hall, Liscooly on Saturday 21st March at 1.00pm. Items for sale include livestock, hay, straw, silage, meal, coal, briquettes, bric-a-brac, cake stall and teas. Everyone welcome.Country and Gospel Music EveningAn evening of country and gospel music with Leslie Matthews and Friends will be held in Raphoe Presbyterian Church on Sunday 22nd March at 7.00pm. Everyone welcome.Slimming WorldDo you want to achieve your weight loss dreams in 2015? Well now you can with our new Streamlined Extra Easy Plan, even easier than before. And power up your weight loss with our new weight loss boosting eating plan. If you would like to know more, come along to one of our warm and friendly groupsEvery Thursday night at 7pm in the Volt hall RaphoeOr contact Geraldine on 0863348048 I look forward to seeing you soonPlease note that items for the Raphoe Notes should be placed in the box provided in the Post Office on or before 12 noon on Fridays. Items can also be emailed to [email protected] or handed in to the Family Resource Centre, William Street. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance of publication of local press.DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: March 6th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more